Thursday, August 19, 2010

Holy Land panoramas

I found a useful tool in the Microsoft Image Composite Editor to stitch together photos to make larger panoramas. Here are a few results from a trip to the Holy Land in 1999. Click on any of the images to get a full-size version.
Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives

Lion's Gate at the Old City, Jerusalem
Garden Tomb, East Jerusalem

Top of Masada. Our guide ended up without a head in this composite.

Foothills below Mount Carmel to the South. Left is the Megiddo Plain, right is toward Mediterranean.
Megiddo Plain from Mount Carmel looking east. Notice Mt. Tabor on right beyond Nazareth.
Southwest View from Mount Nebo/Pisgah of Moab foothills down to the Dead Sea

Hills of Moab from Mount Nebo/Pisgah

Treasury at Petra, Jordan

Portal of Teman at Petra in Jordan

Western Wall at Jerusalem
Scale model of Ezekiel's Third Temple in a museum

Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City, Jerusalem

Synagogue at Capernaum

Dead Sea from Qumran
 
Jerusalem and the Eastern Gate from the Kidron Valley